2016-05-31

UV LED Manufacturers Showcased Up-to-date Applications at OPIE’ 16

Many leading manufacturers that provide innovative technology displayed their up-to-date solutions at OPIE’16, which took place from May 18 - 20 in Yokohama, Japan. OPIE’16, which was jointly held with LASER EXPO 2016, IR-UV EXPO 2016, Space & Astronomy EXPO 2016, LENS EXPO 2016 and Optical Measurement & Positioning EXPO 2016, also co-located with the new Micro & Nano EXPO 2016.
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2016-05-26

UV Curing Market Opportunities and Challenges Observed at RadTech UV+EB 2016

In this article LEDinside will address market opportunities observed for UV curing applications at RadTech UV+EB 2016, which took place a week ago in Chicago, U.S. In this series LEDinside has covered UV LED package, epoxy resin, photoinitiator, related materials, and module applications.
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2016-05-25

New UV LED Package Product Trends at RadTech UV+EB 2016

LEDinside had an opportunity to speak to top UV LED manufacturers at RadTech UV+EB 2016, which took place from May 16-18 in Chicago, U.S. this year. A lot of UV LED manufacturers launched their products at the show, which can be classified into three major technologies UV LED package, epoxy resin, photoinitiators, and other related materials and modules.
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2016-05-24

HPL Provides Optimized UV LED Curing Solution

Many manufacturers displayed advanced UV LED curing and disinfection technologies at RadTech UV 2016, which recently took place from May 16-18 in Chicago, U.S. The leading UV technology show integrates forums and exhibitions, and is an important indicator in the sector. Dr. Ming-chang Wu, Vice President of High Power Lighting Group (HPL) spoke to LEDinside about the company’s UV LED product trends and solutions.
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2016-05-20

Experts at RadTech 2016 Outlook for the UV LED Sector

Many manufacturers and industry leading UV curing and disinfection specialists seeking comprehensive system solutions attended RadTech UV 2016, which took place in Chicago, U.S. from May 16-18, 2016. The exhibition hosts both forums, while showcasing innovative UV products, making it a leading indicator in the UV sector.
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2016-04-29

LED Filament Bulbs a New Meme for LED Lighting Projects and Tenders-Show Report LED Expo Thailand 2016

Many products being showcased at LED Expo Thailand 2016 that took place from April 19-22, 2016 in Bangkok attracted more attention than others. Filament LED bulb is one of the most popular items, though it has only been introduced to the market a few years ago. Be it Taiwanese manufacturers, Chinese luminaire makers, Thai manufacturers and foreign companies   such as Philips, the launch of filament LEDs washed over Thailand’s lighting market. Aside from local labels that had entered the well-known local channel, HomePro, buyers are mainly distributors, contractors and tenders.
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2016-04-28

Market Expansion Strategies of Taiwanese Manufacturers- Show Report LED Expo Thailand 2016

LED Expo Thailand 2016 that took place from April 19-22, 2016 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand is the largest LED exhibition held in southeast Asian district. Compared to Singapore’s economic role as a hub, the Thailand-based LED exhibition emphasizes more on creating business opportunities for local manufacturers and international ones. Buyers are mainly local Thai manufacturers, foreign investors that focus on southeast Asian market as well as district distributors. Quite a few buyers are based in Vietnam and Singapore. Vietnam, at the same time, is also one of Taiwanese manufacturers’ targeting markets.
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2016-04-28

FSP to Unveil Customized Lighting Solutions at Lightfair 2016

As one of the top five power supply vendors worldwide, FSP Group has built up many years of experience in the LED lighting sector. At this year LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) in San Diego from April 26 to 28, FSP will present its wide range of products related to outdoor industrial lighting, smart lighting and firmware solutions. The event will also mark the official entry of the company’s customized lighting solutions to the U.S. market.
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2016-04-26

ASEAN Countries Expect Booming Demand in LEDs- Show Report of LED Expo Thailand 2016

The rapid growth of Southeast Asia market has always been attractive to investors while local exhibitions create collaboration and partnership opportunities for foreign manufacturers taping into the market. This year, Energy efficient technologies were added to the LED Expo Thailand 2016 that took place from April 19-22, 2016 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand, including solar power, energy efficient products. Meanwhile, LED and lighting related exhibitions found exhibitors from southeast Asia, including Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan.
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2016-04-20

CEA LETI: Micro-LEDs Future Applications and Current Challenges

Micro LEDs are gaining traction in the LED industry since it is a technology that industry experts view as capable of breaking LCDs low light efficiency, and achieve “real LED display” technology. Current LCD designs are very inefficient in light output, with only an estimated 10% light emission. Light emitted from the LED backlight module has to travel through polarization filters, TFT, liquid crystals, and color filters, about 90% of light is trapped in these layered structures.
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2016-04-20

LED Luminaire Design Trends at TILS 2016

Several notable trends LEDinside observed at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2016, which took place at Nangang Exhibition Hall from April 12-16, 2016 in Taipei, was more manufacturers showcasing filament LED bulbs, smart lighting products, and an emphasis on reducing glare in luminaire designs.
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2016-04-19

Lextar Showcases Innovative Nonvisible IR LED, Automotive Headlights and UV LEDs at TILS 2016

Lextar’s booth highlighted more advanced lighting technology at the lighting show this year, including several IR LED solutions, automotive lighting and UV LED modules at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2016, which took place at Nangang Exhibition Hall from April 12-16, 2016 in Taipei.
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2016-04-19

Intertek Offers Decorative LED Christmas Light Testing Services in Taiwan

British test lab Intertek has started to offer decorative LED Christmas light testing services in Taiwan, said company representatives at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2016 (TILS 2016) jointly organized by TAITRA, SEMI and ITRI that took place last week in Nangang Exhibition Hall Center, Taiwan.
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2016-04-18

Nanya Photonics and China Electric Focus on Smart Hospital Lighting at TILS 2016

Industrial lighting specialist Nanya Photonics and luminaire manufacturer China Electric (or also known as TOA Lighting) both featured smart LED hospital lighting at the four-day Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2016) that took place in Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei from April 12-16, 2016.
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2016-04-18

MechaTronix: LED Chip Designs Spur More Efficient Heat Sink Designs in High Power Applications

Miniaturization and rising efficiency in LED chip designs has initiated redesigns in heat sinks, which are becoming more compact and turning to new designs to achieve faster thermal dissipation, said MechaTronix General Manager Koen Vangorp during an interview with LEDinside at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2016 (TILS) that took place recently in Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei.
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2016-04-15

LEDinside: LED Market Price Falls to Ease in 2016

The LED market contracted for the first time in 2015, reporting a decline of 3%, due to drastic price cuts. However, the dire market condition is not expected to persist this year, said Roger Chu, Director of Research, LEDinside at a forum the company organized at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan during Taipei International Lighting Show (TILS 2016), which runs from April 13-16, 2016.
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2016-04-14

Osram and LiteOn Identify Market Opportunities in Weable Market for IR LEDs

Emerging IR LED market applications in wearables and virtual reality device markets are attracting more manufacturers to join, said representatives from Osram and LiteOn at IR+UV Summit that organized by SEMI that took place at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan on Thursday.
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2016-04-14

Thinking Out of the Box of DUV LED Chip Designs

The LED industry is hunting for innovative technologies and application fields, as lighting and backlight market growth wane. UV LEDs over the past year has caught many LED manufacturers attention, the budding UV-A LED market application sector in nail curing, air purification, and printing applications is attracting top LED players including Nichia and Osram to invest in the sector. UV-C LED or DUV LED that has a wavelength ranging from 200 nm to 280 nm remains a market sector that barely exists at the moment, due to certain technical challenges that call for new solutions.
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2016-04-13

LED Executive Summit 2016: Where Do We Go from Here?

What’s next for the LED industry? Will CSP LEDs become a widely used light source in general lighting? These were some of the questions industry insiders asked at LED Executive Summit 2016 hosted by SEMI, which took place at Nangang Exhibition Centre, Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday. 
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2016-04-11

LEDinside: Five LED Automotive Lighting Trends at Taipei AMPA 2016

LED automotive lighting market has gained traction over the last few years, and each year manufacturers are developing more advanced products to meet market demands. At Taipei AMPA 2016, which took place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center and Hall 1 TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 Area A from April 6-9, 2016, LEDinside observed several distinctive market trends:
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2016-03-23

China’s Smart Manufacturing Momentum to Spur Power Device Developments-SEMICON China 2016

Market sectors encompassing telecommunications, consumer electronics, innovative energy applications in transportation, electricity generation and other market sectors are increasingly valuing power semiconductor devices as usage of these components spreads throughout above listed markets. The dawn of “smart manufacturing in China” has provided new market opportunities in the power semiconductor industry, and spurred market growth. Some of these trends were discussed at “Power Semiconductor Forum” during SEMICON China 2016 organized by SEMI, which took place on March 17 in Shanghai.
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2016-03-22

[Update] Despite Breaking into High-end Decorative Lighting, OLED Luminaires Still A Long Way from General Lighting

  As LED lighting technology matures and the price of LEDs lighting products crashes to ultra-low prices, where vendors are even giving products away as complimentary goods, many manufacturers are choosing to demonstrate OLED lighting technology and products at the Lighting + Building 2016. These new generation OLED light sources were the new highlights at the exhibition. Quite a few manufacturers showcased OLED technology this year but most of them were Korean, Japanese and European OLED manufacturers. The following are technology developments of these leading OLED companies this year.
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2016-03-22

Top LED Technology Trends at Light+ Building 2016

There were few innovative breakthrough technologies at this year’s Light+Building show organized by Messe Frankfurt that concluded last Friday in Frankfurt, Germany, manufacturers were more focused on optimizing existing technology. Still LEDinside observed several trends that stood out:
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2016-03-18

Luminaire Digitalization Focuses on Functionality

One of the top themes at Light + Building 2016 is the balance between design and function. Under the proposed themes in Hall 3, each luminaire designer and manufacturer have their own featuring products and market positions. Digitalization of light and human centric lighting has been a popular topic in recent years.
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2016-03-18

Dow Corning Showcases Silicone Secondary Optical Lens for UV LED Applications at Light+Building 2016

Top LED material manufacturer Dow Corning showcased a prototype silicone-based material for UV LED applications at the biennial Light+Building 2016, which takes place this week at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany. 
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2016-03-16

Are You Ready for the Era of Smart Lighting?

Maturation of LED lighting technology has driven LED manufacturers to highlight smart lighting and control systems at Light+Building 2016, which takes place this week at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany. Below is a summary of major manufacturers new smart lighting products, and trends we’ve observed:
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2016-03-16

Samsung Aims to Boost Revenue with Four Major Product Portfolios at Light+Building 2016

At the biggest international biannual lighting show, Light +Building 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, exhibitors try to dazzle visitors with innovative technology or breathtaking visual effects. Samsung, though, has taken a more down to earth approach this year and removed some of the wow factor. Instead, it is focusing on acquiring orders and sealing business deals with products already in the mass production phase at the show.
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2016-03-15

Control System and Smart Lighting Boom at Light + Building 2016

The pavilions at Light + Building 2016 that runs from March 13-18, at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany, followed the usual arrangements from past years of dividing the exhibitions into main lighting applications and applied categories. The main difference at this year’s show was categorizations were simplified this year. Aside from existing decorative lightings, artistic luminaires, lighting components and technologies, emphasis was drawn to smart lighting and lighting control solutions. Many enterprises had the same booth location to make it easier for visitors to find them.
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2016-03-14

Osram's Different Business Arms Showcase Innovative Technology at Light+Building 2016

Lighting innovations from Osram lead the way into the future. Intelligent street lights that find and assign parking places, infrared lighting solutions that unlock smartphones via iris scan or transmitting units integrated into luminaires that  navigate people through buildings are just a few of the new solutions that Osram will present at this year's Light + Building show starting on March 13 in Frankfurt. A focus at the booth will be on intelligent and efficient lighting solutions for cities and buildings, but also present pioneering innovations in other areas. "Our products have set major trends in the lighting market for more than 100 years - and they will also do so at Light + Building 2016", said Olaf Berlien, Chief Executive Officer of OSRAM Licht AG.
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2016-01-20

Taiwanese LED Manufacturers Showcase Latest Innovations at Lighting Japan 2016

At Lighting Japan 2016, many Taiwan- based manufacturers were found to be still optimistic of the Japanese market outlook, while some of the participated exhibitors showcased their products at Lighting Japan for the first time this year. Many of the companies were aiming to find new clients or partners.
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Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So ... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE